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#Staycation

# staycation - Monday 5 August, 2019

Quiz: Do you recognise this Irish holiday destination?

There’s plenty of spots around for people staying at home for their holidays.

# staycation - Sunday 1 April, 2018

A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores the historical treasures of Achill Island as part of his new book on the Wild Atlantic Way.

# staycation - Friday 30 March, 2018

One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula

Exclusive extract from archaeologist Neil Jackman’s new book about the historical treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way.

# staycation - Friday 14 October, 2016

15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn

Nothing better than a nature walk.

# staycation - Monday 15 August, 2016

My Best Road Trip: A kid-friendly drive through Kenmare, Killarney and West Cork

This week, Alison Canavan packs her Honda to the brim with kids and equipment for an Irish staycation.

# staycation - Friday 8 January, 2016

QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Weekend Break Be?

Let’s find out.

# staycation - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Ireland is the cheapest country in Europe for holiday rentals right now

A one week stay for four adults will set you back on average €484 if you are booking for the high season.

# staycation - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Hotel prices on the rise: How much is it to stay in some of the most popular Irish destinations?

The average room rate across the country is €116 a night.

# staycation - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Stay put - we've found 6 of the best places to 'staycation' in Ireland

You don’t have to go far at all to have a great holiday.

# staycation - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Open thread: Where is your favourite place in Ireland to go on holidays?

More people are choosing to stay in Ireland for their main holiday. Where should they go?

# staycation - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular Love Ireland This post contains a poll

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular

Sure where else would you be going?

# staycation - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Hidden Ireland: 3 amazing heritage sites to see this autumn

Archaeologist Neil Jackman leads us through a mystical stone circle in Donegal, an abbey with a bloody past in Mayo and a medieval village in Cork.

# staycation - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Irish people spending an average of €1,000 while on holiday

A new survey shows that one in three are planning a sun holiday while 17 per cent will remain here for a ‘staycation’.

# staycation - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Poll: Is the bad Irish weather making you consider a summer holiday abroad? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the bad Irish weather making you consider a summer holiday abroad?

Met Éireann has warned that warmer weather is still some time off, so a staycation could be a chilly prospect.

# staycation - Saturday 30 March, 2013

4 more off-the-beaten-track places you really should visit

There is no entry fee to any of these sites in Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow and Meath – so what are you waiting for?

# staycation - Saturday 16 February, 2013

5 off-the-beaten track places in Ireland you really should visit

There is no entry fee to any of these sites – so what are you waiting for?

# staycation - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Newgrange is Ireland's favourite heritage site

Meath site pips the Cliffs of Moher and Glendalough as the nation’s favourite site, as National Heritage week kicks off on Saturday.

# staycation - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Poll: Are you planning a summer holiday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning a summer holiday?

Is it a staycation, an Irish vacation or a trip abroad?

# staycation - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

KERRY is the most popular ‘staycation’ destination according to a new survey.

With more and more of us holidaying at home it’s the South and the West that have proved popular hotspots. Galway, comes in second and along with Wexford and Cork, these are the most popular destinations according to Myhome.ie

Dublin failed to make the cut. Holidays homes in the capital come in at €735 per week compared to just €290 for Longford – not much to see there, but it’s not too far from Galway.

Those Discover Ireland ad’s most be effective then. “I want to go, I want to get away….”